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All in person dockets are currently suspended and parties will be notified by mail of their rescheduled court settings.

In the interest of public health and safety, our court is available only by phone or email. We are not available for in person business activity. Court staff is available Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm to assist you by phone and email for any questions you have.

You may visit our web page at for case information and to make payments and visit to file electronically.

In the event of an emergency, you may contact the court by calling 713-274-8700.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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If you have a criminal or traffic case pending in this court and would like to communicate with the District Attorney’s Office about your case(s), please send an email to the following address:

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The appearance date on your citation is not a trial date. It is the deadline date by which you must “appear” to let the court know how you want to take care of your case. You do not need to appear in person, but may make an appearance by mail or online.

Pay your fine: If you want to pay your fine, please click here.

Driver Safety Course: If you want to apply for the driver safety course, please click here.

Set a court date: If you would like to plead not guilty and set your case for a court date, please mail a written request that includes your name and citation number to our office.   Our mailing address is:

Judge Israel B. García, Jr.
6000 Chimney Rock, Suite 102
Houston, Texas 77081

Thank you.

Rules for the Courtroom:

Proper attire is required.  No shorts, hats, tank tops or flip flops.

Electronic devices are permitted, however, all devices must be on silent/vibrate mode.  Do not make
or receive phone calls in the courtroom.

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Judge Carter, Pct. 1, Place 1
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Judge Delgado, Pct. 2, Place 1
Judge Risner, Pct. 2, Place 2
Judge Stephens, Pct. 3, Place 1
Judge Bates, Pct. 3, Place 2
Judge Goodwin, Pct. 4, Place 1
Judge Korduba, Pct. 4, Place 2

Judge García, Pct. 5, Place 1
Judge Williams, Pct. 5, Place 2
Judge Treviño, Pct. 6, Place 1
Judge Rodriguez, Pct. 6, Place 2
Judge Adams, Pct. 7, Place 1
Judge Burney, Pct. 7, Place 2
Judge Williamson, Pct. 8, Place 1
Judge Ditta, Pct. 8, Place 2

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